Archive for the ‘Employee Volunteerism’ category

  1. Scoring for Charity at Annual Soccer Tournament

    Last weekend, Team OneBeacon laced up its cleats to participate in the  SCORES Cup charity soccer tournament held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. This is the third consecutive year we’ve entered a team in the tournament thanks to a generous sponsorship from the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. This year’s event drew 40 teams from Boston-area companies […]

  2. Salem Hosts Flea Market Fundraiser

    Authored by: Deanna Sowers, Operations Our Salem, Virginia-based Operations team recently hosted their annual flea market fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). There were various booths set up and a stream of buyers stopped by throughout the day. Those OneBeacon employees who donated items were able to sell many of them, raising $200 in […]

  3. Plymouth Helps Feed Needy Kids

    Last week, over 50 of our Plymouth teammates spent Tuesday afternoon volunteering at Feed My Starving Children in nearby Chanhassen, MN.  Founded in 1987, this organization hand-packs meals specially formulated for malnourished children, which are shipped to their partners around the world including orphanages, schools, clinics and feeding programs. During their two-hour shift, the group packed food for shipment to […]

  4. Stepping Forward to Fight Cancer

    For the past 11 years, members of our Salem office have supported the American Cancer Society by participating in its annual Relay for Life event. This early spring fundraising activity is a great way for our teammates to gather for an important cause and support those affected by cancer. As a corporate sponsor of the […]

  5. OneBeacon Puts AbilityFirst!

    It can be tricky to juggle both volunteering and participating at an event, but that’s just what OneBeacon Technology’s Elizabeth Marazzo did on a recent Saturday morning. The AbilityFirst Stroll & Roll is a fundraiser hosted on the Universal Studios Backlot where participants can run, walk or ride the course while enjoying visits with studio characters. […]

  6. Father-Son Duo Fight Children’s Cancer

    OneBeacon Technology’s Eric Rush and his son Nicholas got ready to beat the summer heat by shaving their heads for a cause. For the second consecutive year, the father-son duo participated in a St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraising event to support children’s cancer research. Eleven-year-old Nicholas first began participating in the event three years ago, when […]

  7. Helping to Cure MS One Step at a Time

    Each year the Multiple Sclerosis Society organizes walks around the country to help raise funds and awareness of this hard to diagnose and potentially crippling disease. Called Walk MS, this charity walk series takes place in over 550 locations with more than 330,000 people participating annually. This year, the Farmington office participated in one of […]

  8. Our Year of Giving: 2015 Annual Report

    We are pleased to share our 2015 Charitable Trust annual report featuring the nonprofits and educational institutions sponsored in support of our employees and producers. We are proud of our community’s efforts to support local causes and hope you enjoy reading about our year of giving!

  9. Slopes & Coats to Help Needy Kids

    Authored by: Melissa Belgrave, IMU On February 22, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, along with IMU and broker partners Hull & Company and Rockhill, hosted the first annual Northern California Insurance Professionals Ski Day & Coat Drive, benefiting Lilliput Children’s Services.  It was a beautiful ‘bluebird’ day on the slopes with approximately 32 skiers, with a nice […]

  10. Encouraging an Altruistic Culture

    At OneBeacon we believe in supporting worthy nonprofits that matter to our employees. This commitment is demonstrated by the number of hours employees volunteer, as well as the financial support that is provided through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. Recent efforts of three employees were profiled in the Insurance Information Institute’s Impact magazine, which highlights various […]